Monday, January 31, 2011
What Ever Happened to Biorhythms?
To children of the 60's, astrology, meditation, auras, and palm reading are as familiar as love beads, long hair, and "flower power." It can reasonably be said that it was the generation of peace & love that ushered in the New Age–though theologians would argue that it actually began 50 years earlier in the time of spiritualist H. P. Blavatsky. Even so, an entire generation took to the philosophies, religions, and ideologies of the world in a way that American society had never experienced before or since. Guessing one’s "sign," joining meditation circles, quoting the world’s great philosophers, practicing Yoga, and consulting one’s biorhythm chart were everyday rituals indicative of one’s spiritual "enlightenment." Read more . . .